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Ed Cuffee

b. Edward Emerson Cuffee, 7 June 1902, Norfolk, Virginia, USA, d. 3 January 1959, NEW YORK, NY, USA. Through the middle- and past due 20s Cuffee performed trombone with many bands, based in NY, among that have been Clarence Williams and McKinney’s Natural cotton Pickers. In 1936 he became a …

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Jimmy Archey

A very important sideman for many years, Jimmy Archey was a significant if underrated trombonist for pretty much 40 years. Archey started playing when he was 12 and was getting professional jobs in just a calendar year. He examined music on the Hampton Institute (1915-19), performed in Atlantic Town for …

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